Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Integration Testing over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Integration Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 153 118
Rank change year-on-year +49 -35 +13
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 80 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.65% 0.86% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.04% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 42
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £368 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +22.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £281 £268 £276
90th Percentile £540 £490 £488
England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.20 - -
England median hourly rate £33.75 £49.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -31.12% +20.99% +1.25%

Integration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4013 5120 3900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.91% 83.05% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2559 3069 2234
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 135 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Integration Testing in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 19 £400 -5.88% 5
Coventry +15 13 £315 -17.75% 1
Shropshire +23 12 £540 +35.00% 1
Warwickshire +7 8 £375 +3.45% 2
Wolverhampton - 8 £113 -
Walsall +2 3 - -
Solihull +6 1 - -
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
1 25 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
2 19 (23.75%) AngularJS
2 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
3 16 (20.00%) HTML
3 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.00%) SAP
3 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.75%) CSS
4 15 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 14 (17.50%) CRM
6 13 (16.25%) Finance
6 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
6 13 (16.25%) Asset Management
7 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (15.00%) Java
7 12 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (15.00%) Line Management
8 10 (12.50%) SQL
8 10 (12.50%) C#
8 10 (12.50%) Cisco
8 10 (12.50%) Product Management
8 10 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
9 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
9 9 (11.25%) TypeScript
9 9 (11.25%) Open Source
9 9 (11.25%) TDD
9 9 (11.25%) Scenario Testing

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.50%) Apache
2 6 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.50%) Mule
3 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.00%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.75%) iTrent
4 2 (2.50%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.50%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (2.50%) GitHub
1 2 (2.50%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (5.00%) DNS
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
1 4 (5.00%) FTP
1 4 (5.00%) GSM
1 4 (5.00%) Internet
1 4 (5.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (5.00%) LAN
1 4 (5.00%) LDAP
1 4 (5.00%) MPLS
1 4 (5.00%) Network Security
1 4 (5.00%) PABX
1 4 (5.00%) PBX
1 4 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (5.00%) SSL
1 4 (5.00%) VoIP
1 4 (5.00%) VPN
1 4 (5.00%) WAN
1 4 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.50%) MariaDB
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.25%) JIRA
3 4 (5.00%) Metasploit
3 4 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.75%) Selenium
4 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.50%) JHipster
5 2 (2.50%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.25%) JMeter
6 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Automotive
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) Consultant
2 11 (13.75%) Test Analyst
3 7 (8.75%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Portal Developer
5 5 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Tester
6 4 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.75%) Network Support
7 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.50%) ABAP Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) SAP PI Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) SAP PM Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) AngularJS
2 16 (20.00%) HTML
3 15 (18.75%) CSS
4 12 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (8.75%) HTML5
6 6 (7.50%) .NET
7 5 (6.25%) JSON
7 5 (6.25%) REST
7 5 (6.25%) Spring
7 5 (6.25%) XML
8 4 (5.00%) CSS3
8 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.00%) jQuery
8 4 (5.00%) LAMP
8 4 (5.00%) Node.js
9 3 (3.75%) J2EE
9 3 (3.75%) Middleware
10 2 (2.50%) SAP PI
10 2 (2.50%) SOAP
10 2 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.50%) Fat Client
3 6 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 6 (7.50%) User Experience
4 4 (5.00%) PKI
5 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.75%) EPoS
6 1 (1.25%) DataPower
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
1 25 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
3 14 (17.50%) CRM
4 13 (16.25%) Asset Management
4 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
5 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (15.00%) Line Management
6 10 (12.50%) Product Management
6 10 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 9 (11.25%) Open Source
7 9 (11.25%) Scenario Testing
7 9 (11.25%) TDD
7 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.75%) Change Control
9 7 (8.75%) Contract Management
9 7 (8.75%) Performance Management
9 7 (8.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (15.00%) Java
3 10 (12.50%) C#
3 10 (12.50%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.50%) ABAP
6 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.75%) ISEB
4 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) HNC
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (7.50%) Terminal Services
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (5.00%) iptables
3 4 (5.00%) Postfix
3 4 (5.00%) Samba
3 4 (5.00%) Squid
4 3 (3.75%) Docker
5 2 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (7.50%) SafeCom
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
1 6 (7.50%) WSUS
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.00%) Nessus
2 4 (5.00%) Nmap
3 1 (1.25%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (20.00%) SAP
2 10 (12.50%) Cisco
3 7 (8.75%) Ariba
3 7 (8.75%) HP
3 7 (8.75%) IBM
4 6 (7.50%) McAfee
4 6 (7.50%) NetApp
4 6 (7.50%) Symantec
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) Wyse
5 4 (5.00%) hybris
5 4 (5.00%) NEC
6 3 (3.75%) Kronos
6 3 (3.75%) webMethods
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix
7 2 (2.50%) Demandware
7 2 (2.50%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.50%) WSO2
8 1 (1.25%) Solace